Set of 4 James Shoolbred & Co Arts & Crafts Oak chairs


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A set of 4 Arts & Crafts Oak Chairs by James Shoolbred & Co made in about 1910. A good set of chairs from this well known London maker, featuring:

  • Made in solid Oak throughout
  • Tapered square section legs
  • Carved central splat
  • Drop in seat pads

Approximate dimensions:

  • overall height 102 cm (3 feet 4 and a quarter inches)
  • overall width 44 cm (1 foot 5 and a quarter inches)
  • overall depth 45 cm (1 foot 5 and three quarters inches)
  • seat height 45 cm (1 foot 5 and three quarters inches)
If you need a very exact dimension, or one we haven't included, feel free to contact us and we will measure it for you

c. 1910

James Shoolbred & Co Ltd plaque on each chair

Good sound solid condition, with tight joints, sound seat pads and no woodworm. If you wish to have further specific photographs or talk to us for a more detailed condition report then please do not hesitate to contact us

James Shoolbred & Co: James Shoolbred and Company was a draper and later a department store, located on Tottenham Court Road, London. It was established in the 1820s and in the 1870s the store began designing, manufacturing and selling high quality furniture. The company ceased trading in 1931

Oak: The most British of woods, that can produce really special results. Oak has been used for hundreds of years to construct everything from sea-going vessels to fine furniture. Quarter sawn boards are very straight grained and have distinctive growth rings and medullary rays that give a very beautiful effect as well as being renowned for their superior stability and strength

The Arts and Crafts Movement produced some of the most remarkable furniture of the twentieth century. Many of its principal designers were architects motivated by principles of functional and beautiful design, high class workmanship, and quality of materials. The results varied from the austerity of Voysey and the simple lines perspectives of the Cotswold School, to the exuberant flair of Liberty and Co. and Ambrose Heal

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